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Afrikaner -cow and calf- South Africa

(most common name)

(transboundary/brand name):
(local/other name):
• Afrikander

The Afrikaner is a sanga breed that began with Cape Hottentot cattle selected for work purposes by Dutch settlers in South Africa (who called themselves Afrikaners).

The Afrikaner is usually red with long lateral horns. There is also a yellow strain and a polled variety.

Afrikaner -bull- South Africa Afrikaner -bull calf- South Africa

This page was last updated on: 2023-08-17

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